Whiteside County

Whiteside County, Illinois

200 E Knox St
Morrison, IL 61270
Phone: (815) 772-5100
Fax: (815) 772-7673
www.whiteside.org

On the northwestern border of IL, northeast of Moline; organized Jan 16, 1836 from Jo Daviess and Henry counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Samuel Whiteside, officer in the War of 1812 and the Black Hawk War; IL legislator

Area (sq mi):: 697.01 (land 684.77; water 12.24) Population per square mile: 87.40
Population 2005: 59,863 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 0.80% Population 2000: 60,653 (White 88.90%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 8.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 5.80%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $19,296; median household $40,354; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,617-$24,057
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 18.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sterling (15,454)

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    Law enforcement later discovered that Popp had previously been convicted for burglary, and was out on parole with the Illinois Department of Corrections for a 12-year sentence for burglary in Whiteside County from 2010.
    To compare the diets of river otters at Emiquon with a previous diet study in Whiteside County, Illinois (Anderson and Woolf, 1987a), and with another study in Alberta, Canada (Reid et al., 1994) a two-tailed Fisher's exact test was conducted using 2012 GraphPad software (GraphPad Software Inc., 2012).
    Updated record: INHS 102524, Rock River, Sterling, 12th Avenue bridge, Whiteside County, 21 August 2008, seven individuals.
    New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry News) Sat, Feb 22, 2014 - An Illinois Department of Transportation study has shown that Whiteside County Airport in Rock Falls and Dixon Municipal Airport contribute approximately $11 million per year to the local economy.
    While traveling from his home to Galena with the sleigh, Haines had passed through and admired Whiteside County. Thus, when the ice sleigh project failed, he moved to Rock Creek near present-day Morrison in Whiteside County.
    On July 21, 1995, the infection-control coordinator of the county hospital in Whiteside County (1990 population: 60,000), Illinois, reported to CDC an outbreak of AM.
    The bill, in response to the death of DCFS case worker Pam Knight early last year in Whiteside County, makes it a Class 1 felony to batter a DCFS worker in the performance of official duties -- the same protections against battery are given to police, firefighters and peace officers.
    Whiteside County Community Health Clinic (Whiteside County): $1,804,203
    Illinois airports contribute $11 million to economy despite budget deficit An Illinois Department of Transportation study has shown that Whiteside County Airport in Rock Falls and Dixon Municipal Airport contribute approximately $11 million per year to the local economy.
    In Illinois, one case (in a person aged 33 years) was reported from Whiteside County and one from Cook County (in a person aged 69 years).
    In addition to Klinkey, other top 10 finishers in senior division include Ruthie Ruhl of Logan County, second; Olivia Charles of Carroll County, third; Tea Thomas of Whiteside County, fourth; Elizabeth Melton of Kane County, fifth; Audrey DeRossett of Union County, sixth; Audrey Aberle of Tazewell County, seventh; Katie Hoffman of Carroll County, eighth; David Morrow of Logan County, ninth; and Avie Counts of Pope-Hardin County, 10th.
    Claire County; Tamara Rouse, Stark County; Patricia Yeagle, Stephenson County; Kelly Stuber, Tazewell County; David and Annie Winans, Vermilion County; Vicki Still, Warren County; Charlie Meier, Washington County; Janet Schumm, Wayne County; Jennifer Carter-James, White County; Lisa James, Whiteside County; Lisa and Kevin Vancina, Will County; and Brian Lyons, Winnebago County.